We have a range of special programs to support needs of young people at St Mary's. These include:
Numeracy support program - Grades 1 & 2
SELL - Literacy support program for small groups of Grade 2 to 6 students
Reading Recovery - Reading support program for students in Grade 1
Soundwaves - whole school spelling program (Prep to 6)
Multi-Lit - a Literacy support program
Quick Smart - a Numeracy Support Program
Health and Physical Education
Athletics, Swimming (Outdoor & Indoor) and Gym.
Bluearth which is a unique health and movement program that utilises the physical activity domain to develop the whole child. Bluearth strives to offer physical activity in an environment rich and rewarding for all participants, with the aim of promoting health for both body and mind. Within Bluearth Discovery, students are introduced to a range of physical activities, movement experiences and games that are full of self-discovery and social interaction.
Choir and Dance including the Musical in a Day (Biannual).
As our school is a Kidsmatter school, student wellbeing is very important in all aspects of the school. This is shown in many ways through programs such as:
The Bounceback program for all children to learn about social/emotional needs is taught at St Mary's.
'Seasons for Growth' a Loss and grief program for children -
Mental Health BBQ - Students prepare Afternoon Tea for Families and Friends to share before Assemblies.